Collection Online
silk, wool, cotton, metal, acetate
116.0 cm (centre back) 31.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, inside proper right, woven in black on white cotton: La Petite / MODEL FROCKS / 165 COLLINS ST. / MELBOURNE
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mr J. O. Wicking, 1999
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The sleeveless V-neck dress with a bouffant skirt in a black organza is embroidered all-over with sprigs of lily-of-the-valley in green and white. The front of the skirt is split and reveals a black silk petticoat which is supported by a black taffeta skirt and tulle one.